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Fondation Beyeler

Address: Baselstrasse 101, Riehen 4125, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 61-645-97-00
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Riehen
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Basel, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Architecturally impressive building with beautiful surrounding gardens (and a cafe), very spacious, top-quality exhibits, an oasis of art and tranquility. Most easily accessible by tram (#2 & #6). The museum store is filled with uniquely artistic gift items, and the staff is friendly and helpful.

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Biel, Switzerland
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101 reviews 101 reviews
35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This important collection is one of the tops of Switzerlands Art Museums. Allways you can see at least two main exhibitions of the world most important artists. At the moment is the exhibition of Gustave Courbet and another of Peter Doig. .... dont miss it!

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Tel Aviv
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great setting, great museum, great experience. Saw a fine Courbet exhibit, but the small permanent collection has some fine Cezannes, Picassos, a couple of van Goghs, etc. Definitely a must when in Basel.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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130 reviews 130 reviews
49 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This a very good collection of art. In a beautiful building by Renzo Piano. Loved the Peter Doig's temporary exhibition. It worth the visit and the expensive price.

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Paphos, Cyprus
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This place is just perfect and deserves to be in the top ten things to do in Basel. It is just out of town and easy to reach by tram. The building is a superb modern design set in a beautiful park next to rolling countryside. The art is first class and the audio guide excellent. The shop is extensive... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have been to the Fondation Beyeler in Basel to see the exposition of the artist Gerhard Richter, but there are always great expositions and it is definitely worth to visit for people interested in art and paintings. The place itself is also great and well-groomed.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Its always a big pleasure going to Basel and visit the Fondation Beyeler. They make extraodinarily nice exhibitions and the best events.

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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have been many times at The Fondation Beyeler. The variety in their exhibitions and well as their permanent collection make this museums one of my favourites worldwide. Not overloaded, distinct and soothing, I even love the building. Good size, you are through at some point. Love it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My wife had visited the museum before and liked the collection. Our recent visit was a mixed surprise. A good exhibition about Richter but the permanent collection could not been seen. Entryprice of 26 francs to high for only a Richterexhibition

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176 reviews 176 reviews
21 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A pity that the permanent Beyeler collection was not available for visit. The exhibition catalogue was exceptionally high priced.

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